Georgina Lee et al. in Constitution Hill, London - 26 December, 1918

from Diary of Georgina Lee, 26 Dec. 1918, pages 284-285:

This morning Muz and I walked to Piccadilly, down St James's, the Mall, past Buckingham Palace and home by Constitution Hill to see the procession. The weather was glorious, frosty and bright, and never has London looked more beautiful... Going past Constitution Hill, by the side of the Palace, there was a regular sea of small silk American flags, and these fluttered from the caps of various Corps of American women, and soldiers and sailors, grouped along the pavement. The women were all in uniform, Red Cross, Police, YWCA etc., and they were chanting in soft sweet voices refrains of …   more >>
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Georgina Lee, Diary of Georgina Lee, 26 Dec. 1918. In Gavin Roynon (ed.), Home fires burning : the Great War diaries of Georgina Lee (Stroud, 2006), p. 284-285. accessed: 13 April, 2024

location of experience: Constitution Hill, London


Listening to

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Over there!

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 December, 1918
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public


Georgina began to keep her diary at the outbreak of war, as a record for her son Harry, then 9 months old.

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:03:09 +0100